Birmingham Town centre

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Birmingham is one of the most populous city and urban area of England. The name of the city derived from the world “Brummagem”, and earlier it was “Bromwicham”. Its population is over 1,350,000 (ballpark figure). Birmingham urban area is surrounded by town and strongly united through community. Not only England, but also the second largest city of United Kingdom’s according to its population density. All through the medieval era it was a medium-sized market town. But it’s grew quickly a worldwide renowned city and heart of England for successive Industrial mutiny in 18th century. Day by day it’s became famous internationally for its scientific development, technology improvement and industrial organizations. Birmingham has idiosyncratic economic profile from the beginning. Lots of tiny workshops involved an extensive type of specific and highly-skilled business, positive excellent levels of originality and modernization, provided a various and elastic economic stand for trade prosperity and it’s proceeding up to the last part of the 20th century. Now a day’s Birmingham is one of the most global commercial centre. It is also a main transport, trade, events and symposium heart of the world. The urban economy of Birmingham placed second in the United Kingdom and 72nd within the world. According to the master plan of Birmingham city within next 20 years 25% transport connectivity will be accelerate all through the seven quarters, which will form city centre. A new library of Birmingham and Eastside City Park will be setup. Around 5000 fresh homes and 50,000 new job opportunity will be ensuring. The New Street Station will be redeveloped by spending £600.

Historic development of Birmingham city centre:
In 2006 Professor Michael Parkinson made a new master plan for Birmingham city after get assignment from Birmingham city council. In 2007, the master plan for the city centre renamed as “Big City Plan” and taken to the next phage after engaging some elite thinkers in Birmingham to outline the future city contour. Then the big ideas gathered together and capture in a deed which launched previously of that year as city council’s announcement of intention and this project accelerate quickly. Total £10 billion approved for the development of Birmingham city centre. In short it will be the most famous city in the world in native future. The founders thought that it will be an amazing city within the world, pounding Singapore and Abu Dhabi. It was thought that it will be the best city in physically, culturally, economically and creatively within next 2o years. The redevelopment of the Bull Ring took a great part of the scheme, which built in the middle Ages, and remain as a vital facet of Birmingham yet. Another bigger change found in the master plan to set up a latest Birmingham New Street Station at this project will be recognized as Gateway Plus. In September 2009, work start to build it. Further grater change found in the Digbeth, It is the name of a street north of the Rea crossing, and reach up to the Bull Ring. It later also became the name of the district around the road. 

 The Ring Road represents a clearly defined physical boundary for the City Centre which lies largely in the Constituency of Lady wood, and to a lesser degree in Spark brook and Small Heath. It is a focus for transportation - both road and rail. Most of the Strategic Highway Network is designed to help support the regional centre. Ten suburban and Inter-City heavy rail routes service the City Centre principally via New Street Station but also by means of Snow Hill and Moor Street Stations. Metro Line One also serves the City Centre with stations at Snow Hill, St Paul’s and the Jewellery Quarter. Traditionally, the principal central area functions have been found inside Queensway, along the Broad Street corridor, and the A38. These areas contain the principal regional office and shopping concentrations, the legal and administrative centre of Birmingham and a significant concentration of leisure, recreational, cultural and educational facilities.


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